AlterNative: Volume 6, 2010

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Nga Pae o te Maramatanga

AlterNative is announcing a general call for papers to be published in Volume 6, 2010.

AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal. It aims to present Indigenous worldviews from native Indigenous perspectives. It is dedicated to the analysis and dissemination of native Indigenous knowledge that uniquely belongs to cultural, traditional, tribal and aboriginal peoples as well as first nations, from around the world.

Submissions responding to this general call for papers should relate to one or more of themes of the journal:

  • Origins
  • Place
  • Peoples
  • Community
  • Culture
  • Traditional and oral history
  • Heritage
  • Colonialism
  • Power
  • Intervention
  • Development
  • Self-determination

AlterNative particularly encourages Indigenous scholars to contribute submissions. Specialists and practitioners working on Indigenous issues are also welcome.

Submission and Deadlines
AlterNative primarily publishes substantive articles (up to 7000 words) that address a particular indigenous topic or theme. Each article should include a 100 -150 word abstract. Please visit our website for complete author guidelines and our online submission portal.

We also publish short, timely commentaries (up to 3500 words) that address critical issues, reviews of Indigenous books and edited volumes, and we aim to include one article published in a native language in each issue. Please contact us directly if you are interested in authoring these types of article.

We accept submission throughout the year through our online portal; however, for consideration in our first general issue of 2010, articles should reach us no later than 31st December 2009.
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Please note: All submissions will be subject to our peer-review process and that the Editors retain the discretion at all stages of the publications process to accept or reject an article.